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2011-04-25 06:10:00

A Google executive who had become the hero of the Egyptian revolution said Sunday he planned to step away from his stint at the Internet search giant and start his own venture in Egypt, AFP reports. Wael Ghonim, head of marketing for Google"Ëœs Middle East and North Africa markets, said in a message on micro-blogging site Twitter that he "decided to take a long term sabbatical from Google & start a technology focused NGO to help fight poverty & foster education in Egypt."...

2011-01-28 09:36:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Egypt's government has pulled the plug on all Internet and telephone traffic in an effort to quell the violence that today has brought tens of thousands of protesters into the streets. But EIN News' lines into the country remain open through all of the websites and other sources it continues to monitor. For a time Nobel Peace Prize winner and the nation's leading pro-democracy advocate Mohamed ElBaradei was trapped inside a mosque while...

2009-11-27 12:23:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee praised the International Atomic Energy Agency resolution on Iran's covert nuclear program. "The IAEA message to Tehran is crystal clear -- stop the covert nuclear program now," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "The UN Security Council must follow up with the most stringent sanctions. An international full-court press is critical to convince Iran's leaders to desist from their reckless quest for nuclear weapons."...

2009-10-09 09:45:00

President Barack Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in an astonishing verdict. Nobel observers were stunned by the unforeseen decision so soon in the president's term, which began a short two weeks before the Feb. 1 nomination cut-off date. The Norwegian Nobel Committee applauded the positive shift in global mood brought on by Obama's attempts at peace and collaboration and acknowledged his future goals: ridding the world of nuclear weapons, lessening American...

2009-04-19 15:20:00

The global economic slowdown is unlikely to dampen long-term demand for new nuclear power plants, said officials with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Sunday on the eve of talks about the future of nuclear energy.IAEA officials are gathering in Beijing with national and international energy representatives to discuss climate change, atomic power prospects during the global financial crisis, concerns over nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea and other energy issues.Thierry...

2008-12-03 11:53:41

The United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency is urging increased use of radiation to produce high-yielding plants to help people avoid hunger. IAEA officials said the nearly century-old technique called mutation induction is safe and cost effective and the plants it can help create are adaptable to droughts, floods and other harsh weather conditions, and can be bred to be resistant to diseases and pests. Selecting the crops that are better able to feed us is one of humankind's oldest...

2008-12-02 11:46:33

IAEA says plant breeding technique can help beat world hunger The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today called for increased investment in a plant breeding technique that could bolster efforts aimed at pulling millions of people out of the hunger trap. IAEA scientists use radiation to produce improved high-yielding plants that adapt to harsh climate conditions such as drought or flood, or that are resistant to certain diseases and insect pests. Called mutation induction, the...

2008-09-29 21:00:28

VIENNA. Sep 29 (Interfax) - Russia is ready to spend hundreds of millions of dollars for the creation of a nuclear fuel bank under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency, chief of the Russian Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) Sergei Kiriyenko told reporters after meeting with IAEA General Director Mohamed el Baradei. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-16 00:00:11

By Anne Penketh UN efforts to get to the bottom of Iran's alleged nuclear weapons programme have reached a dead end because of Tehran's failure to co- operate with inspectors investigating its past activities, the United Nations nuclear agency has reported. The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mohamed ElBaradei, also said in his report that Iran was still defying the UN by continuing to enrich uranium. Britain and the US responded by warning that they...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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